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NYC Mayor Unveils "Health Care For All" Plan

NYC Mayor Unveils He ruled-out raising taxes but conservatives, such as the chairmen of the Conservative Party of NY, have their doubts about the feasibility of the mayor's health care program. "They end up in the [emergency department] and it could have been prevented easily if they knew where to turn". While some have expressed concerns about the decision to pay for the care of undocumented residents, many ... [Full Article...]

Map: Is there flu near you? ME influenza 2019

Map: Is there flu near you? ME influenza 2019 Perhaps as a result of that ordeal, Goodman said, "There seemed to be more demand for flu shots this year". Last season at that point, 11,275 cases of lab-confirmed flu had been reported. Flu vaccine for adults 19 years and older is $30, with High-Dose flu vaccine for adults 65 years and older $50. Flu vaccines are the best way to prevent influenza, according to public health experts, bu... [Full Article...]

Did Vince McMahon Know About Chris Jericho Signing With All Elite Wrestling?

Did Vince McMahon Know About Chris Jericho Signing With All Elite Wrestling? Chris Jericho is confident that AEW will deliver when it comes to their television deal. "As far as TV goes", Jericho said, "I mean it's one of those things, I wouldn't have gone to All Elite if there wasn't a strong TV deal on the table being worked on, and there's a couple that I know of, and both of them are like, 'Wow!' Like if it's announced, if it's one of those two, you'll go welp, that'... [Full Article...]

De Blasio touts $100M plan to provide healthcare for all NYC residents

De Blasio touts $100M plan to provide healthcare for all NYC residents The $100 million plan, dubbed "NYC Care", is created to provide health insurance for the 600,000 New Yorkers who have either opted out of purchasing insurance, can not afford the premiums available on the state's health-care exchange, or are ineligible for coverage because they are not citizens of the United States. [Full Article...]

Blood Pressure Drug Recall List Expands to Include More Valsartan Tablets

Blood Pressure Drug Recall List Expands to Include More Valsartan Tablets Several companies have yanked Losartan or Valsartan during the past six months over the presence of NDEA, considered a "probable human carcinogen" by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. The company has already ceased the delivery process for the affected drugs and distributors will return them to a specified address. Those who take the recalled drug need to contact their pharmacist ... [Full Article...]

This Is The Best Way To Eat In 2019, According To Science

This Is The Best Way To Eat In 2019, According To Science While fad diets will come and go, there are some tried-and true healthy eating plans that can help get you on the right track. Research has shown that people in Mediterranean countries tend to live longer and have lower instances of cancer and cardiovascular disease, compared to other populations around the world. [Full Article...]

Swedish hospital investigating suspected Ebola case

Swedish hospital investigating suspected Ebola case The emergency clinic in the Swedish town of Enkoping, where the patient was first admitted, was closed and staff who had been in contact with him were being looked after. Ebola is a viral haemorrhagic fever and symptoms include vomiting, diarrhoea, fever, sore throat, muscular pain, headaches and both internal and external bleeding. [Full Article...]

American Flown To Nebraska After Possible Ebola Exposure

American Flown To Nebraska After Possible Ebola Exposure After a week under observation, the doctor was taken via private plane and vehicle from the DRC back to the USA and arrived Saturday at the Nebraska Medical Center. Doctors are working with federal, state and county public health officials to monitor the doctor in a secure area separate from the public and other patients. [Full Article...]

Physician returns to USA prompting doctors to fear exposure to deadly virus

Congo's health ministry, the World Health Organization and some non-governmental organizations have been forced to temporarily suspend their Ebola containment work because of protests related to Sunday's presidential election. In the years since the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa, infectious disease experts from Nebraska Medicine and its academic partner the University of Nebraska Medical Center (U... [Full Article...]

New Yorkers are urged to get flu shot as influenza cases spike

New Yorkers are urged to get flu shot as influenza cases spike Westchester is one of the counties with the highest increase in the number of flu cases. The CDC reports high levels of illness in nine states, and moderate levels in seven others plus Puerto Rico. A year ago, Livingston County had almost 700 lab-confirmed cases of flu in what was an especially virulent season. In addition to doctors, pharmacists in NY may administer the flu vaccine to anyone ... [Full Article...]

Thailand becomes first Asian country to legalize medical marijuana

Thailand becomes first Asian country to legalize medical marijuana The Interim Parliament of Thailand has voted to allow the use of marijuana for medical use and research. Thailand's military-led government, which has called for elections in the early 2019, let the world know they will be supporting legislation that legalizes medical usage, once it becomes approved by the nations king, Maha Vajiralongkorn. [Full Article...]

Une découverte prometteuse pour éliminer les cellules infectées par le VIH — Sida

Une découverte prometteuse pour éliminer les cellules infectées par le VIH — Sida Le résultat de leurs travaux a été publié dans la revue scientifique Cell Metabolism . Des scientifiques de l'institut Pasteur en France ont réussi à éliminer le virus du SIDA de cellules infectées. Résultat: les cellules résistent à l'infection, et à terme parviennent à éliminer le VIH. Pour rappel, le traitement du sida se fait grâce aux antirétroviraux, qui bloquent l'infection, mais n'é... [Full Article...]

Affordable Care Act Health Coverage Sign up deadline Saturday

Affordable Care Act Health Coverage Sign up deadline Saturday A status report Wednesday from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services showed almost 20 percent fewer new people signed up than at about the same time a year ago. The Justice Department appealed both rulings. "The lawsuit had to do with whether when Congress a year ago repealed or eliminated the penalty for not having insurance - it was a tax penalty for people who didn't have insurance... [Full Article...]

Un comité d'experts se dit favorable — Cannabis thérapeutique

Un comité d'experts se dit favorable — Cannabis thérapeutique Le cannabis thérapeutique bientôt disponible? Jean-Baptiste Bournaveau utilise un dérivé du cannabis . Il est déjà autorisé dans une vingtaine de pays européens, mais pas encore en France . " On n'a pas un niveau de preuve permettant de le prescrire en première intention ", souligne le Dr Authier. Cet avis favorable devra néanmoins être confirmé par l'ANSM qui décidera "dans les prochains ... [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court won't hear case of states defunding Planned Parenthood

US Supreme Court won't hear case of states defunding Planned Parenthood Nevertheless, Murray says, it is unusual that three justices wrote a dissent to the court's decision not to hear a case. The Supreme Court opted not to hear appeals of lower court rulings that were favorable to Planned Parenthood . Planned Parenthood sued, and lower courts ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood . Students for Life of America, an anti-abortion rights group, focused on Planned... [Full Article...]

National Influenza Vaccination Week: Monmouth County encourages residents to get their vaccines

National Influenza Vaccination Week: Monmouth County encourages residents to get their vaccines Evidently, some of the main reasons why they do not want to get vaccinated include concerns over the side effects or the actual efficacy of the flu vaccine, while others are merely not anxious that they will catch the flu. "This also helps to stop the spread of flu" said Mayer. "We recommend that all residents, who have not yet received a flu shot, do so now either through their physician, a loc... [Full Article...]

Woman dies from brain-eating amoeba after using neti pot

The report states she used tap water that had been filtered by a Brita water purifier. Three types of amoebas have been identified as causing fatal brain infections, according to Jennifer Cope, an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's unit that focuses on foodborne, waterborne and environmental diseases. [Full Article...]

'Extremely rare blood' donations needed to save 2-year-old Florida girl

'Extremely rare blood' donations needed to save 2-year-old Florida girl The donors need to be a Pakistani, Indian or Iranian, which means that their biological parents would be 100 percent Pakistani, Indian or Iranian. Zainab is being treated at the Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood and she is required to undergo multiple blood transfusions in the future. [Full Article...]

Kern County reports first flu death of season

Kern County reports first flu death of season It appears a small number of flu cases have been diagnosed in South Mississippi, but it's still not too late to protect you and your family from getting the flu this year. "The flu vaccine is the single best way to protect you and your loved ones against the flu", Commissioner of DPH Jeff Howard, M.D. It spreads when respiratory droplets are released when infected people cough or sneeze nearby. [Full Article...]

Ashanti regional health officials anxious about high HIV rates in the region

Ashanti regional health officials anxious about high HIV rates in the region The sudden rise in the prevalence rate of HIV infections in the Ashanti Region has given a course for worry among the regional Health authorities for a region which had been recording declining rates in the last three years. The minister described two additional significant goals: First, break down the barriers of stigma and discrimination that prevent persons from getting an HIV test. [Full Article...]


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